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Allergy Medication And Birth Control
Good question: Birth control pills, in my experience, often make people sick. We know little or nothing about drug interactions, plus the fact that most drugs only relieve symptoms if they work at all. I often see patients who are taking 4 or 5 drugs together and it is impossible to sort out their interactions. ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
No: Antihistamines don't interact with birth hormonal control. ...Read more
Will taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy when on birth control nullify the active ingredients in birth control?
No: There is no interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
It varies: Sometimes switching birth-control pills can cause intermittent spotting. As long as the dosage and hormonal content is similar the contraceptive abilities usually don't change if the pills are taking accordingly. ...Read more
Will taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy when on birth control null the active ingredients in the birth control?
I'm taking the birth control Alesse 28. Will vitamin B12 reduce the effectiveness of my birth control?
Birth control: no you are fine to take that ...Read more
I'm on birth control pills and thinking about switching birth control to iud..What are the pros and cons?
IUD's are one of the most highly effective contraceptive options.: They are approved for use in women who have and have not been pregnant. They have few side effects and are compatible with other medications. Mirena (levonorgestrel) can last 5 years. Paragard can last ten years. Certain infections, uterine anomalies may preclude the use of an iud. ...Read more
My pharmacist said to use backup birth control while taking a 10 day course of prednisone and my birth control pill, a tricyclic. Is this necessary?
Nonsense: I am not aware of this and would have you ask your pharmacist to get the data and then you take it to your physician. After that have your pharmcist apologize for misinformation ...Read more
Simple: Switch to a monthly pill at the end of this pack. Use additional protection for the first month. ...Read more
I'm switching from sprintec birth control to camrese. Do I need to use an alternate form of birth control for the first month?
No, not if starting: The Camrese the same day you would normally start Tri-sprintec if you had not changed brands. Both products are birth control pills, but have slightly different formulations. It is always advisable to use alternate protection if you miss pills, and to use condoms for Infection protection. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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